Mentor, entrepreneur, investor, and author

Author, Mentor, Investor, Entrepreneur

A skateboarder does a grab trick in a bowl-shaped skate park. In the background is a watching crowd, palm trees, and the ocean.
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  • Transformations of Different Kind

    Any kind of change, especially radical change, brings with it many challenges for all the people involved. It is therefore insightful to take a look at them as a whole. Let’s look at corporate transformations, startup pivots, and individual career transformations as one thing and see if we can learn something by comparing the similarities…

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  • Fascination with the Mundane

    Fascination with the Mundane

    As I watch “The Disciple” – a painfully pessimistic movie in which the protagonist does not go through the typical character arc recommended by most screenplay experts, a friend’s question rings in my ear, “Who wants to read books about losers?”. The protagonist typically follows the character arc of the hero. He is someone who…

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  • Ring the bells that still can ring

    Leonard Cohen crooned, rather perfectly:Ring the bells that still can ringForget your perfect offeringThere is a crack, a crack in everythingThat’s how the light gets in These are the kinds of lines that set you free. Free from the compulsion of producing something perfect. Free from the obligation of creating something that can not be…

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